in. ly, we have covered how names work in Thaias well as some examples of Thai nicknames. Now, we can have a look at some common Thai names. I think this is an important step for learning Thai, as names are commonly used in daily conversation. Like every country, Thailand has its own group of popular names or names of Thai origin.
Learning about these names makes for an interesting look into the culture of the country, which is why it is such a great topic to cover and learn. We have spoken before about how surnames in Thai are generally long due to their sudden introduction and the requirement that they are unique. Middle names are very uncommon in Thai if used at all. When it comes to first names, some things are very similar to English names. They have different meanings behind them often archaic which may be a reason why the name is chosen. On the other Male thai names, Thai names work a bit differently, again linked to the wider use of nicknames in day to day life.
For official documents or occasions, the real given name would be used. There is a mixture of unisex and gender-specific names, usually determined by the meaning. The true meaning or translation of these names is not exact, so take these translations with a grain of salt. They should just give you an idea of the meaning behind the words.
If you look up Male thai names list of common Thai names for males, you will come across this one.
That is because this is by far one of the most popular names for males in Thailand. The name Somsak is another of the more popular Thai names for males.
62 thai boy names with meanings
As you can probably see, it is very similar to the name above. It once again Male thai names that the bearer of the name if worthy of something — honor or prestige in this case. Those of you who are familiar with the names of the planets in Thai will know that Arthit means Sun yes, I realize that the Sun is not a planet. While that would be a deep enough meaning alone, the name for the Sun in Thai is itself derived from the name of a Hindu god and the word for Sunday.
As with most Thai names, this one shows that you have high hopes for your. The two parts of the name together mean something like renowned power, which would mean they are particularly strong. I would imagine a lot of guys would like this to be their name. Just as there are many common Thai names for males, there are many common names specifically for females too. Specifically, it refers to Jasmine, grown throughout Thailand for tea and rice. This is a nice name as it means beautiful.
They say that children grow into their names Male thai names reflect its meaning and the supposed traits it conveys, so choosing a name with this meaning should be easy to understand.
Thai boy names
It is used as a female name due to some connotations for the meaning. Thai names often have really intense meanings. This one is even a bit religious. But yes, this is where the porn prefix comes into play.
62 thai baby boy names with meanings
The name Praew is another that is meant to convey beauty. It can be understood as shining or gleaming, which I believe to be s of beauty.
The pronunciation is a bit unique in that English speakers may not be able to say it correctly right away, but you will get used to it over time. What do you think of these names? These are just some of the common Thai names and their meanings, but there is so much variety outside of these.
I think there are some nice sounding ones here, but you will likely come across some more interesting ones when visiting Thailand. Male thai names way, they make for interesting conversation.
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